Solid organ transplantation in the Czech Republic

Authors: Milan Kuman
Authors‘ workplace: Centrum kardiovaskulární a transplantační chirurgie, Brno, ředitel doc. MUDr. Petr Němec, CSc.
Published in: Vnitř Lék 2015; 61(7-8): 741-746
Category: Vanýsek´s day 2015


Solid organ transplantation (heart, lung, liver, kidney, pancreas, small intestin and their combinations) are standard therapy of terminal organ failure. Czech Republic belongs to the states with developed transplantation program. The results correspond with current knowledge and results of leading centers in the world, as demostrated in this article. Organ donor shortage is major factor limiting development of organ transplantations as elsewhere in the Europe or in the world.

Key words:
solid organ transplantation – heart, lung, liver, kidney, pancreas – transplantation program in Czech republic – results


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